1. James Harden Gets 37, Rockets Rout Spiraling Lakers 99-87

    LOS ANGELES (AP) James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat...

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  2. Why Isn't the Houston Rockets' Contemporary Offense More Dangerous?

    The Houston Rockets are famously at the forefront of analytics, with general manager Daryl Morey being the author of their strategy. Yet they are a middling 14th in offensive rating...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 9,528 reads 50 comments

  3. Early Reviews of Houston Rockets' Josh Smith Experiment Are Lukewarm

    The Houston Rockets had a unique opportunity around Christmas time this season. The team acquired Josh Smith from free agency, for a relatively cheap price, to add to their shaky depth midseason...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 11,790 reads 50 comments

  4. VIDEO: James Harden's Buzzer-Beater Lifts Rockets over Suns

    The Phoenix Suns had the momentum. They were on a 23-9 run. The game was tied. The crowd was loud. They just needed a stop against the Houston Rockets to take the game into overtime...

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  5. Calvin Murphy Says a Rockets Championship Will Depend on Howard

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  6. James Harden, Not Kobe Bryant, Deserves to Be Starter at 2015 NBA All-Star Game

    The starters for the NBA All-Star Game will be announced on Jan. 22, and when they are, Kobe Bryant will, in all likelihood, get the nod over James Harden . It seems that almost every year there is at least one ridiculous result...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 18,374 reads 143 comments

  7. Terrence Jones Close to Playing Again

    While the rest of the Rocket got ready to host the Pacers on Monday afternoon, forward Terrence Jones put in a full workout...

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  8. Grantland: James Harden Is Rocket Fuel

    We all know how effective James Harden is as a scorer, but Kirk Goldsberry demonstrates what a phenomenal facilitator and creator Harden is...

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  9. Harden's Season-High 45 Leads Rockets Past Pacers

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  10. Report: Rockets Tried Trading for Dragic

    Goran Dragic, the 28-year-old Phoenix Suns point guard, is no youngster, as he's in his seventh NBA season and has long since established.....

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 5,044 reads 0 comments

  11. MLK Day Hits Home for Rockets' Howard, Smith

    The NBA will as always commemorate the occasion. Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be filled with speeches and videos throughout the league. There will be a full schedule of games spread throughout the day...

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 1 month ago 5 reads 0 comments

  12. Smith Brushes off Criticism, Embraces 'New Beginning'

    HOUSTON — Josh Smith has been a nice addition to the contending Houston Rockets and simply ignores those who credit Detroit 's recent success to his release.....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 1 month ago 9 reads 0 comments

  13. Midseason Report Cards for Every Houston Rockets Player

    The Houston Rockets have reached the season's halfway point. Boasting a 28-13 record, they're on pace to surpass last year’s 54 wins." The Rockets have had an unusual year in the sense that their roster has been in flux...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 7,711 reads 29 comments

  14. Reinforcements Don't Help Rockets in Latest Matchup with Warriors

    The Rockets had thought the Warriors had never really seen them at their best. Dwight Howard had missed both previous meetings. Pat Beverley missed the first game between them...

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  15. Do Houston Rockets Need One More Big Trade?

    The Houston Rockets are in the midst of one of the greatest midseason arms races the Western Conference has ever seen. Contenders out West are stockpiling talent in order to make a run in the postseason, and the Rockets are no exception...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 14,775 reads 68 comments

  16. Smith a 'Smart' Player According to Durant

    Houston (CBS Houston) – The Rockets look totally different than the last time they defeated the Thunder and the contributions of one of their new elements, Josh Smith , didn't go unnoticed...

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 1 month ago 20 reads 0 comments

  17. Latest On Brook Lopez Trade Talks

    12:51pm: Brooklyn isn't prepared to simply dump salary, according to TNT's David Aldridge (on Twitter). The two-team proposal involving the Thunder would have been essentially a salary dump, as Broussard wrote earlier (below)...

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  18. Five Things We Learned from the Rockets' Victory over Thunder

    Rockets 112, Thunder 101 The Rockets put up a season-high 40 points in the first quarter, but argued that was all about their defense. They had six players in double figures, led by James Harden 's 31, but said defense keyed the rout...

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  19. Adande: James Harden Keeps Growing His Game

    HOUSTON -- The thing to remember about the Oklahoma City Thunder trading James Harden is that the Thunder didn't trade this James Harden...

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  20. Harden Finishes 1 Rebound Shy of Triple-Double

    Building the lead was fun, or at least the Rockets seemed to be enjoying themselves as if the game was ending, rather than just starting...

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  21. Restocked Bench Will Position Houston Rockets as a Title Contender

    During the trade season, the media tends to concentrate on whoever gets the biggest names. But the Houston Rockets may have already made the biggest impact by acquiring a cadre ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 8,818 reads 30 comments

  22. Watch: Harden Splits Defense, Destroys Rim

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  23. When Will Dwight Howard Get the Respect He Deserves?

    Kevin Garnett had barely completed his latest flip-out, adding a bizarre head-butting outburst to the night he tried to bite Joakim Noah and the game in which he blew in David ...

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  24. Harden Has Rap Song Named After Him

    Now that Rockets SG James Harden has firmly established himself as one of the biggest superstar's in the NBA , his name is starting to pop up in hip-hop more and more. The latest example comes courtesy of Aston Rush, a new artist out of the Bronx, NY..

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  25. Midseason Surprises and Disappointments for the Houston Rockets

    After a disappointing exit in last year's playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers , the Houston Rockets have made a big jump this season by playing a more aggressive style ...

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